Natural resources empower the world's most coercive men. Autocrats like Putin and the Saudis spend oil money on weapons and repression. ISIS and Congo's militias spend resource money on atrocities and ammunition. For decades resource-fueled authoritarians and extremists have forced endless crises on the West - and the ultimate source of their resource money is us, paying at the gas station and the mall.
The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.
This 2 DVD video set is nearly two full hours of in the field study of close-up and macro photography by master photographer and teacher Bob Guiliani. Bob spends much time reviewing the equipment needed for successful close-up and macro photography. He also examines the elements involved in creating elegant portraiture of flowers. (Which you could turn into beautiful art prints) You will learn many technical and practical tips from selecting the proper camera angle to creating perfect lighting on every exposure in all kinds of lighting situations.